Several Wyandotte County students on Emporia State honor roll

Several Wyandotte County students were named to the Emporia State University honor roll and dean’s lists for spring 2020.

To qualify for the university honor roll, students earned a minimum 3.80 semester grade point average in at least 12 graded hours.

Students from this area who qualified for the honor roll or dean’s list included:

• Mackenzie Duncan of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Kassondra Green of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Heather Lund of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Ashley Vest of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Morgan Nichols of Edwardsville, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Kathryn Bowman of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Travon Jones of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Annelise Meek of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Jennifer Mullins of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Jasmin Pulido of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Brianna Shively of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Katlynn Stiers of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Maisee Xiong of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.

Edwardsville announces measures in response to public health concerns

The city of Edwardsville, Kansas, has announced it is taking several precautions to limit potential exposure of residents and staff to COVID-19.

According to Zack Daniel, assistant city manager, because of emerging health concerns in the Greater Kansas City region and the nation, Edwardsville is taking several precautions, including:

• Rescheduling March 19 Municipal Court appearances for later dockets. This does not apply to video arraignments, which will go on as scheduled.

• Placing a moratorium on new reservations for the Edwardsville Community Center until April 30, 2020.

• Placing a moratorium on new reservations for the shelter house at the Edwardsville City Park until April 30, 2020.

• Enacting appropriate social distancing procedures for Edwardsville police officers when dealing with large public gatherings.

• Considering additional personal protective measures for Edwardsville fire and EMS staff while treating patients, which may include placing masks on some patients.

Other measures to limit potential exposure to residents and staff may be considered as circumstances change and new information is made available, according to Edwardsville officials. These developments will be shared through news releases, on the city’s official website (www.edwardsvilleks.org), and the city’s various social media outlets. Additional information is being provided through the Wyandotte County Public Health Department (www.wycokck.org/health).

Edwardsville officers search for suspect

A search conducted Saturday near 98th and Riverview for a wanted person did not result in any arrests, according to Edwardsville police.

Edwardsville Police Chief Mark Mathies stated that a wanted person on Saturday had fled the area near 98th and Riverview, and officers believed he might be hiding in a wooded area between 98th and 94th streets. Several agencies participated in a search.

Officers did not locate anyone after an exhaustive search, he stated, and no arrests were made.

The search was started again after dark on Saturday, after officers believed the person was seen again; however, the search did not find anyone, according to Chief Mathies.